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Tuesday
Sep232014

Dispatch from the SCCE Compliance & Ethics Institute (Part One)

The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE) is celebrating, in its own words, “10 years of supporting and developing the compliance profession.” It’s a landmark moment to take stock of the SCCE’s achievements and to consider how the compliance field is progressing: where the journey started, what propels it and where it's going.

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Tuesday
Sep232014

Investigators probe suspicious death of Zhou Yongkang’s first wife 

Investigators are looking for the evidence of foul play in the death of the first wife of Zhou Yongkang, a source with direct knowledge of the investigation told Reuters.

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Tuesday
Sep232014

Fugitive Mexico state official pleads guilty to U.S. money laundering charges

A former top official from the Mexican state of Coahuila pleaded guilty in Texas last week to federal money laundering charges.

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Monday
Sep222014

Huge payday: SEC whistleblower awarded record $30 million

The Securities and Exchange Commission Monday announced an expected award of more than $30 million to a whistleblower living overseas who provided key original information that led to a successful SEC enforcement action.

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Monday
Sep222014

Nine-year-old boy dies because of unpaid bribe in India hospital

A nine-year-old boy died at a government hospital in the northern India state of Bihar after being fitted with an empty oxygen cylinder allegedly because his family wasn't able to pay a Rs100 ($1.64) bribe.

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Monday
Sep222014

A plea to Mr. Holder: Help corruption’s victims

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder (Image courtesy of the DOJ)The movement to use anticorruption enforcement proceeds for the benefit of corruption's true victims is gaining ever more momentum.

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Monday
Sep222014

Job: Compliance Officer (Onboard ships at sea)

Job Title: Compliance Officer (Job Number:  RCI091814COF)

Employer: Royal Caribbean International

Location:  Onboard ships at sea

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Monday
Sep222014

Ex Petrobras director admits bribe in Texas refinery deal

The jailed former chief of refining at Brazil's state-run oil company has reportedly confessed to taking a bribe of about $636,000 in connection with Petrobras' purchase of a refinery in Texas.

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Friday
Sep192014

UK appeals court upholds two Innospec executive convictions, reduces one sentence

The court of appeal Friday upheld UK convictions against two defendants, Dennis Kerrison and Miltiades Papachristos, in the long-running Innospec bribery case.

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Friday
Sep192014

Scotland votes to keep the UK Bribery Act

A  reader this week wrote:

Dear FCPA Blog,

I am just curious if Scotland splits off from the UK what are the implications for the FCPA and the UK Bribery Act? After all, it’s not every day a new nation is formed.

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